Best Beaches in New Jersey

When it comes to choosing the best beach to go to at the Jersey Shore, the decision might be difficult because of the vast selection of incredible locations.  New Jersey is home to many of the most iconic beaches in the country and because of that, people from all over the tri-state area flock to Jersey beaches in the summer time.  We are going to try to select the top five beaches worth visiting and spending your day/night enjoying the iconic jersey shore atmosphere.


5. Wildwood

Wildwood is one of the more popular shore hangouts because of its beautiful beach and almost 2 mile long boardwalk. There’s something to do for everyone in the family.

4. Spring Lake

Spring lake, located just south of Belmar/Lake Como, is a nice and quiet beach which makes it a prime spot for summer rentals for friends and families.

3. Long Beach Island (LBI)

LBI is a popular spot for Jersey shore natives who want to go a little more south. Sometimes it can be crowded, but the wide beaches make up for it and it is a great place to learn how to surf.

2. Asbury Park

This shore community has been revitalized and has become a popular day/night life destination with several excellent restaurants, bars, and a great music scene.  With new places opening every month, Asbury Park is worth a visit.

1. Cape May

Cape May has been called “One of The Prettiest Beach Towns” in the country by Conde Nast Traveler. It is the perfect destination families and couples alike.


You can’t go wrong with any of these choices as they highlight the best of the Jersey Shore. While this list may only be the top 5, there are dozens of great beaches to see this Summer!